CDC weighs 3rd vaccine dose for immune compromised people as COVID-19 surges in the unvaccinated
The CDC is now discussing a possible third dose for folks with compromised immune systems. During a presentation Thursday, the CDC said the FDA hasn’t received enough data to support a third dose but is continuing to assess safety studies and expert opinion to determine if it's needed.
The CDC is currently evaluating a “test-to-stay” method in schools, where a student who may have been exposed to Covid-19 can continue to attend school in person instead of quarantining at home, as long as they test negative. CNN’s Jacqueline Howard has more.
US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy speaks with CNN’s John Berman after the White House unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug Administration authorization.
On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee will review safety and efficacy data to see if they should expand Johnson & Johnson's emergency use authorization to include a booster shot for its COVID-19 vaccine. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/coronavirus/fda-to-vote-on-j-j-covid-19-booster-shoots-also-looking-into-mixing-and-matching-vaccine-doses